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    Rootkit for smartphones...

    Last edited by Transient; 12-01-2011 at 10:14 PM. Reason: More appropiate title...

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    Re: Carrier IQ for smartphones...

    My phone before August was an HTC. I remember seeing this running in the background, enver knew what it did. Interesting...



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    Re: Carrier IQ for smartphones...

    I should have entitled this thread "Rootkit for Smartphones"



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    Re: Carrier IQ for smartphones...

    Or something like android and or apple suck


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    Re: Rootkit for smartphones...

    Quote Originally Posted by Transient View Post
    From what I've seen in a handful of articles, the only way to turn it off is to root the device and install an alternate OS.


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    Re: Carrier IQ for smartphones...

    I run a stock rom on my evo 3d with ciq removed. I can't say I'm surprised that this crap is hidden in phones...



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